: Eszter Csillag: The Botanical Illustrations of Boym’s Flora Sinensis and Overlapping knowledge Networks in Seventeenth-Century Eurasia

Date: 29 August 2019
Time: 4:00pm
Venue: Room 7.58, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus

Michael Boym’s Flora Sinensis [Flora of China], published in Vienna in 1656, contains twenty-two hand-coloured woodcuts depicting Southeast Asian flora and fauna. While his work is entitled Flora Sinensis, few of the plants depicted are of Chinese origin. Rather, they were cultivated and traded in Southeast Asia, and transplanted in China…. (Please click on the image to read more)

: 40th Anniversary Reunion Dinner

Date: 28 September, 2019 (Saturday)
Time: 7:00 pm
Venue: Loke Yew Hall, The University of Hong Kong

Registration: required, online (click here)

Join us this September for a reunion dinner in celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Department of Fine Arts. This is a great opportunity to get acquainted with new developments in the department and reconnect with faculty, friends, and alumni from the classes of 1978 to 2019. Visit its official website for more details!